These TV shows reflected changing social mores and broke new ground in American entertainment, a trend that continues today.
Famed choreographer Willi Ninja's pioneering dance moves and gender-fluid style had a lasting influence on music and fashion, which still persists to this day.
How the rainbow became specifically associated with LGBTQ+ rights goes back to San Francisco in the late 1970s, and to one artist in particular.
Apple's iconic logo is rumored to have been inspired by Eve's bite into the apple of knowledge, Newton's discovery of gravity, and Alan Turing's untimely end. Are any of these stories true?
James Baldwin's novel 'Giovanni’s Room' was rejected by editors and publishers before it was eventually released in 1956.
Marsha P. Johnson was a relentless advocate for gay rights, best known for her involvement in the Stonewall Uprising and tireless efforts to protect those in her community.
The fight for LGBTQ rights has been decades in the making. Meet a few of the trailblazers who won the battles.
The Stonewall Book Award celebrates LGBTQ+ literature and includes standouts from authors like Alison Bechdel, Rivers Solomon, and Michael Cunningham.
Everyone liked “Y.M.C.A.”—except the actual organization.
By the age of 34, Lorraine Hansberry was already the author of two plays that had appeared on Broadway. She should have been on course for a long and successful career—but tragically, that wouldn't happen. Still, her legacy has endured.
While co-founding two of the most influential HIV/AIDS organizations in the U.S., he still had time to pen a landmark play and be nominated for an Academy Award.
When news of Christine Jorgensen’s gender-affirming surgery made headlines, she decided to use the exposure to help people.
Billie Jean King is one of tennis’ most celebrated athletes. But she also championed gender equality efforts and fought for equal pay in sports.
Stonewall is the most famous, but it’s just one of many American sites that hold significance for LGBTQ history.
In 1953, Renault penned the UK's "first openly homosexual novel by a serious writer"—and that was just the beginning of her groundbreaking career.
The singular form of 'they' has been endorsed by writers like Jane Austen and William Shakespeare.
The Stonewall Riots were a watershed moment for the LGBTQ+ community in the US, but here are some important facts you might not know the uprising.
The stand-up comic-turned-actress was warned not to disclose her sexuality. She did it anyway.
Here are 12 must-see LGBTQ+ films from 1990 and earlier that deserve a spot on your binge-watching list during Pride season.
Answering “When is Pride Month?” takes one word: June. Why it’s June, on the other hand, is more of a short story.
The Pride Flag first appeared in 1978, but it's evolved a lot since its initial conception. Here's what all the colors really stand for.
It’s important to create lasting impacts by supporting, empowering, and funding LGBTQ initiatives.
Since 1970, the LGBTQ community has marked June as Pride Month, in part to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, a watershed moment in LGBTQ history when patrons of the Stonewall Inn fought back against a police raid.
Rita Mae Brown wasn’t even 30 when her debut novel, 'Rubyfruit Jungle,' was published, but she had already made her mark in the realm of feminist and LGBTQ activism. Here’s what you should know.